Executive Talent

Quickly conduct leadership research. Find top candidates that fit the unique needs of your business.

Using BoardEx For Talent Acquisition

Watch this video to learn how talent acquisition teams conduct leadership research faster with BoardEx.

A Trusted Source for Executive-Level Data

Discover a Global Database of 1.5M+ Business Leaders.

All BoardEx data is collected from credible published sources. For more than 20-years our team of 350+ skilled analysts have researched, verified, and maintained millions of C-suite and senior-level profiles to enable executive recruiters to find candidates faster.

Get Exclusive Access to C-Suite and Board-Ready Talent

Narrow down a shortlist from a network of 1.5M+ executives across 50+ industries, including C-suite professionals, executives with portfolio company experience and more. 

Find more highly qualified executive talent with diverse skillsets and experience. Identify the right executives for the role using 20+ advanced filters, including current and historic roles, sector experience, education, location, specializations and affiliation with ethnicity and diversity networks.

Find the right candidates in no time at all. View a  sample shortlist below.

Discover Up-and-Coming Executive Talent

Penetrate the layer below the board and C-suite. Identify indicators of C-suite or board-readiness. Utilize detailed executive-level profiles to find less-obvious, yet highly qualified candidates. Make BoardEx your single source for candidate tracking, and never miss an update.


Get real-time alerts on your key contacts. Access information and trends on promotions and recent appointments in your network.


Create lists for key accounts to get updates on organizational changes. Keep track of all your accounts in a single digital space.

Data Management

Validate CRM data to ensure your contacts are up to data. Have confidence that you’re sourcing the right candidates for roles you're trying to fill.

Perform Due Diligence Checks

Learn more about a candidate’s network, and how it will make an impact for your organization. Discover critical information about candidate backgrounds and who a candidate is connected to.

Avoid reputational risk and make informed decisions on the talent you acquire.

Uncover Off-list References

Reveal connections to executive-level talent to pinpoint who your candidate worked with or for. Find out how you connect to back-channel references.

View overlapping employment histories, alma maters, M&A transactions, and non-profit involvement within our proprietary solution.

"I think it's very important we have BoardEx. One of the things we did with them was build a strong relationship, and I'm constantly asking them for more. They help with our data strategy, and where we're going with our department.​"
Global Head of App Dev
Large Executive Search Firm

Meet Diversity Criteria

BoardEx tracks executive memberships in over 1,200 diversity and ethnicity-focused associations in The BoardEx Diversity Network.

The BoardEx Diversity Network enables users to highlight searches for champions, advocates and allies for diversity and inclusion initiatives at their organizations. Filter for Chief Diversity Officers or committee memberships at the board level to find new candidates to help you reach your goals.

Recruit for Board-level Positions

Widen your lens and discover potential board-level candidates within your network. Discover the right individual for the role based on their experience in the market. Learn more about the boards a candidate has sat on before, the boards they are a part of today, past employment history, involvement in associations and so much more.

Access Millions of Records of Executive Level Data

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including public, private and non-profit

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in leadership teams and senior management

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across 50+ industries and 150+ countries

How can you ensure you’re the first to reach top candidates?

BoardEx enables acquisition teams to quickly connect with top talent in new ways. The level of detail our data provides will help you find candidates beyond the obvious choices, and our proprietary relationship mapping algorithm will show you the quickest way to reach them.  Uncover Warm Connections Here.

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Recent Reports

See BoardEx in action. 

Learn about the kinds of data we can provide through our recent reports and white papers.

This report takes a closer look at the leadership team diversity levels for 26 country equity indices, using the top management groups disclosed by the companies themselves along with BoardEx’s database of individual profiles. Download Now

This report is a comparative 2020 study of global gender diversity across the major global indices. Download Now

We will be releasing this year’s Global Gender Diversity Report in Spring 2021. To get early access, register your interest here.

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